Syria Crisis

CARE is on the ground assisting many of the 2 million refugees who have fled Syria, where armed conflict has affected more than 8.8 million people, half of whom are children. There’s no end to the conflict in sight. 

5/30/19

Violence and Destruction Leaves Two CARE-Supported Healthcare Facilities Out of Service in Syria

Amman, 30 May 2019 – The spike in violence in northwest Syria has forced CARE International to suspend some of its aid provision, including at healthcare facilities and community centers for women and girls.

3/11/19

Syria’s Forgotten Women Bear the Brunt of War

AMMAN (March, 11 2019) – As the crisis in Syria enters its ninth ye

10/12/18

Aid groups fear for civilians in Idlib as ceasefire deal deadline looms

BEIRUT (October 12, 2018) —Four international aid agencies working in Syria’s north-west region of Idlib have warned of dire consequences for millions of civilians if the Russia-Turkey deal, due to be implemented by October 15, doesn’t result in a sustained reduction of violence in this overcrowd

8/15/18

Syria tops the list of deadliest places for aid workers for the second consecutive year

GENEVA (August 15, 2018) -  Syria tops the list of deadliest places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by the poverty-fighting organization CARE has found.

7/24/18

Festival brings together Syrian and Turkish youth

More than 1,000 children and parents from Syria and Turkey came together recently for the first Kilis Children’s Festival, organized by CARE and the Kilis municipality at the Southern Turkish town’s football stadium. 

7/16/18

NPR: Putin Invites Trump to Help End Syrian War as Russia Bombs Civilian Targets

NPR quoted Wouter Schaap, CARE’s country director in Syria, in a story about the Syrian crisis. “Civilians are paying the price of another military offensive,” he said.

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